Bay Area Animation Fest
Celebrate local talent at this year's Bay Area Animation Fest, and meet the filmmakers behind these fantastical creations.
When: Wed. 8/24 – Sun. 8/28
Where: Pacific Film Archive, 2575 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

Tabitha Soren
MTV VJ turned artist? Tabitha Soren joins Brice Bischoff and Ellen Black in a group show at Johansson Projects. These works are definitely worth checking out. Before you go, check out our Q&A with Soren here.
When: Thurs. 8/25 – Sat. 10/15
Where: Johansson Projects, 2300 Telegraph Ave., Oakland

Sade, Jeff Bridges, and Kreayshawn
There's too much good music happening this week to single out one show. Sade is playing with John Legend 8/25 at HP Pavilion and 8/26-27 at Oracle Arena. Local rap sensation Kreayshawn (whose video for "Gucci Gucci" went viral on YouTube) plays Silm's on 8/25. And then for all those country-loving gals, Jeff Bridges (remember Crazy Heart?) brings his latest repertoire to the Mountain Winery on 8/26.
When: Thurs. 8/25 – Sat. 8/27
Where: Various venues

Roman Holiday
Fall in love with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in this 1953 classic.    
When: 8 p.m., Sat. 8/27
Where: Union Square Park

Dieter Rams
He's one of the most influential designers of our time. This showing of his work includes more than 200 models and objects—everything from his designs for Braun to his influence on the Apple products we love. 
When: Sat. 8/27 – Feb. 20, 2012
Where: SFMOMA, 151 Third St.

Blow Up Forever
Get your dance on with Glass Candy, Classixx, the Bang Gang DJs, Jeffrey Paradise, and more. Plus, at Blow Up parties, you never know what surprise guests will walk through the door.      
When: 9 p.m. - 3 a.m., Sat. 8/27
Where: The Factory, 525 Harrison St. 

SF Comedy Showcase
Check out this week's roundup of local talent and end the weekend with a laugh.
When: 8 p.m., Sun. 8/28
Where: Punchline Comedy Club, 444 Battery St